Operatic quadrilles: selected and arranged for the piano forte; from the most celebrated operas

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Title
Operatic quadrilles: selected and arranged for the piano forte; from the most celebrated operas
Additional title: Quadrilles, selected from Boildieu's [sic] opera, La dame blanche, and the Georgina waltz
Names
Lewis, C. E., artist (Artist)
Martin, William (Arranger)
N. Currier (Firm) (Lithographer)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1839
Place: Boston
Publisher: Oliver Ditson
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Lew C Ope 1
Topics
Boieldieu, A. (Adrien), 1775-1834 -- Dame blanche
Quadrille (Dance)
Quadrilles
Piano music
Genres
Prints
Sheet music covers
Scores
Notes
Statement of responsibility: [illustration by] C.E. Lewis.
Caption title.
Statement of responsibility: At lower right: C.E. Lewis del.
Statement of responsibility: At lower left: N. Currier's Lith.
Content: "No. 1. La dame blanche -- William Martin"
Statement of responsibility: William Martin is identified as the arranger on the score.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 1 print : lithograph, b&w ; 34 x 26 cm. + music score (5 p.)
Description
Sheet music cover illustration depicting a formal gathering in a long vaulted hall with three levels of galleries. Many of the women wear plumes in their hair, and a number of the men wear ermine-trimmed robes suggesting those worn by the British peerage. The four couples at center appear to be dancing a quadrille, a ballroom dance performed in a square formation.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825114128
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758849
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 291f5200-88fa-0134-c8e6-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1839: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Operatic quadrilles" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1839. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fb66ca50-8cbc-0134-a51d-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Operatic quadrilles" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fb66ca50-8cbc-0134-a51d-00505686a51c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1839). Operatic quadrilles Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fb66ca50-8cbc-0134-a51d-00505686a51c

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Operatic quadrilles